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NME Awards 2011 - the winners

Last night saw the 2011 NME Awards ceremony held at London's Brixton Academy - by all accounts an explosive affair, celebrating the best in alternative music both British and international.

Click here to launch our Awards gallery.

Winners were voted for by the readers of the venerable music weekly, so they've got no-one to blame for the results but themselves. Click on the picture to the right to see our run-down of who picked up the plaudits on the night.